June 2020: Update on recent developments for investors across East Africa
Our capital markets team has extensive experience of assisting clients to raise funds through the issuance of equity and debt instruments, and advises on the full range of transactions on the capital markets.
We regularly advise companies seeking to IPO or make secondary offering whether on an international or domestic stock exchange.
We work closely with our colleagues from areas such as real estate, tax, regulatory and finance and our detailed sector focus means we understand the company's business and the sphere in which it operates.
Our experience means we can provide invaluable assistance to companies as they prepare to go public, or raise further capital, ensuring transactions run as smoothly as possible and obtaining quick resolutions to issues if they arise.
Advising a Canadian iron-ore company in relation to pre-IPO private placement
Partner John Chrisman acted for Kotak Mahindra, Axis Capital, Citigroup Global Markets India, Morgan Stanley India, HDFC Bank, SBI Capital Markets, ICICI Securities and IDFC Securities in the USD181.5 million initial public offering of RBL Bank Limited including a Rule 144A offering in the...
Partner John Chrisman acted for Barclays Bank, Kotak Mahindra and Motilal Oswal in the USD130 million qualified institutional placement of Dewan Housing Finance including a private placement in the United States. (2015)
Partner John Chrisman acted for Represented the Government of India in the USD750 million offer for sale in India by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) including a Rule 144 offering in the United States. (2016)
Partner John Chrisman acted for JM Financial, Edelweiss Financial Services and ICICI Securities in the USD75 million initial public offering of Thyrocare Technologies including a Rule 144A offering in the United States. (2016)
Partner John Chrisman acted for Morgan Stanley India, JM Financial, CLSA India, Citigroup Global Markets, Credit Suisse Securities, Goldman Sachs (India) and JP Morgan India in the USD675 million qualified institutional placement of IndusInd Bank Limited including a private placement in the...
Advising Kazakhmys plc on a secondary placing of their shares through an accelerated book build process raising in order to raise GBP 500 million
Acting for a company with gold mining interest in Kyrgyzstan in relation to several rounds of private placement
Advising a Northern Region Cement Company in connection with its SAR 900 million IPO, including the preparation of public offer documents and an extensive due diligence process of business lines and commercial contracts
Advising Saudi Hollandi Capital as sole underwriter in relation to the rights issue shares of Anaam International Holding Company
Preparing a Co-operative insurance company to list on the Tadawul. Our services included structuring advice, an extensive due diligence of the business lines and commercial contracts, drafting offer documents and advice on the enhanced corporate governance standards for a listed entity
Assisting a KSA investment bank to underwrite IPOs on the Tadawul. Our services included negotiating and drafting complicated underwriting agreements for the listing of a telecom company and an insurance company on the Tadawul for an investment bank acting as joint underwriter and floatation...
Assisting a US investment bank access more capital by advising on how it could make private placements to wholesale KSA clients with a minimum of cost and regulation
Advising an international bank on a proposed USD 1 billion dual listing where the primary listing was on a GCC market and the secondary listing was on a European market. This strategy of dual listing was used to address the problem of relative illiquidity of some GCC markets
Advising a Saudi investment bank as sole underwriter and floatation manager in relation to the IPO of a cooperative insurance company in Saudi Arabia
Advising Le BLANC International Pte Ltd on sale of 49% of the share capital of KSA based company to Al Babtain Power and Telecommunication Company (listed on Tadawul). Described by HSBC Saudi Arabia as a “landmark transaction involving the first instance of a publicly listed Saudi corporate...
Advising Lamprell plc, a UAE based organisation with operations across the region, on its USD 750 million AIM listing.
Advising Lamprell plc on its USD 366 million acquisition of Oslo stock exchange listed Maritime Industrial Services Company Ltd Inc - a public company funded in part by a rights issue
Advising a technology company on its entry to AIM with a market capitalisation of GBP 31 million and its subsequent acquisitions across the world.
Advising Westhouse Group Limited in relation to a reverse takeover, placing and admission to AIM